[A report of two fatal aspirations of nasal packings (author's transl)].

  • D M Spillman
  • Published 1981 in Laryngologie, Rhinologie, Otologie

Abstract

Both patients underwent septoplasty in general anaesthesia. Some minutes after extubation they aspirated nasal packings into the deep airway. Reanimation was successful at first, but both patients died seven days later to anoxic brain damage.

Cite this paper

@article{Spillman1981ARO, title={[A report of two fatal aspirations of nasal packings (author's transl)].}, author={D M Spillman}, journal={Laryngologie, Rhinologie, Otologie}, year={1981}, volume={60 2}, pages={56} }